Field Recording Blog

spent two weeks in the Eastern Cascades of Washington in February 2020. This was my first major winter recording trip and it presented several new challenges. I learned a great deal about how to record in extreme weather conditions and I’m excited to share what I learned.
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I was lucky to have the opportunity to visit Alaska in June 2019. I have been inspired to travel to Alaska ever since reading One Man’s Wilderness by Richard Proenneke and The Place Where You Go to Listen by John Luther Adams. The endless light of the arctic summer is a magical place for field recording.
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It's winter in the desert: a chilly 25 degrees, a hidden mountain valley, and barely audible wind whisping over a distant ridge top. Visualize that space and take a journey with me to the lovely desert of West Texas. You'll hear a lush wintertime silence that is one of my favorite sounds.
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I could hear the angst-ridden vocals of coyotes running to escape a wildfire. The howls and yips of an extremely close pack bouncing from high valley walls was stunning. It was like an echo chamber filled with the haunting howls of coyotes who has just had their home burned. It was at once beautiful and sad. 
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